All News Articles for 2018-07-12

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Outside 'Ring of Steel' Fence, Demonstrators Swarm Embassy Residence as Trump Arrives in UK
"People want to send a message to everyone fighting against this politics of hate, we all stand united together, and we will not allow the clock to be turned back to the darkest moments of human history."
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By Exploiting and Mismanaging Public Pensions, Wall Street Has Cost Taxpayers $600 Billion Over Last Decade
"Most people (including policymakers) still have no idea that skimming fees off public employees' retirement savings has become one of the largest sources of profits for Wall Street moguls."
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Billionaire and Blackwater founder Erik Prince Notorious War Profiteer Erik Prince Refuses To Give Up Dream of Mercenary Takeover of Afghan War
The billionaire's pitch comes as the White House is reportedly "preparing for a government-wide appraisal" of the war strategy
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Peter Strzok Hearing Devolves Into Chaos on Very First Question After FBI Agent Obliterates Right-Wing Conspiracy About Text Messages
Testimony, says one informed observer, is "just one big giant show that in no way can alter the provenance of key, damning evidence in Mueller's possession."
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Divest sign Global Climate Movement Celebrates as Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels
"Countries the world over must now urgently follow Ireland's lead."
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Confirming Progressive Fears, Facebook's "Trustworthy" News Project Is Chock-Full of Fox News
Fox News is "the only news network that is a part of the Facebook-funded project to have a show on Facebook Watch every day of the week."
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Calling for New Laws Over 'Trump Photo-Ops,' Warren Unveils Bill to Take 'Real Action' to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
"This is one of many steps that needs to be taken to stop soaring drug prices, especially while the Trump administration offers only their 'hope' that drug companies will lower them on their own."
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"So Much for 'Born to Run'": Ocasio-Cortez Accuses Joe Crowley of Moving to Sabotage Her Campaign With Third-Party Bid
"Rep. Joe Crowley stated on live TV that he would absolutely support my candidacy. Instead, he's stood me up for all three scheduled concession calls. Now, he's mounting a 3rd party challenge against me and the Democratic Party."
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While 'Scar of Injustice' Lingers and Racist Violence Persists, DOJ Reopens 1955 Murder Case of Emmett Till
"Some have told us to move on, it's too late! Is it really too late for us to pursue justice?"
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Walmart store Walmart Patents "Big Brother-Style" Surveillance Technology to Eavesdrop on Workers' Conversations
One labor expert warns "there's a lot of potential for misuse," where a supervisor might determine, "as a cashier you're too friendly, you're talking too much, and therefore not moving people along, so let's penalize you."
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GOP-Controlled House Passes Bill to Eviscerate Nation's Marine Ecosystems, Fisheries
If the bill becomes law, it "would reverse decades of bipartisan progress towards preventing overfishing and rebuilding fish populations, harming the health of our marine ecosystems and the coastal communities who depend on them."
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As 'Petulant' Democratic Elites Howl in Protest, DNC Panel Gives Plan to Gut Power of Superdelegates Final Approval
The plan has widespread party support, but corporate lobbyists who "think their vote is more important" are desperately working to undermine it
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